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Free polls sans free media?

Free polls sans free media? Shakhawat Liton There is a paradoxical situation that troubles us as we move closer to the next parliamentary election. The Right to Information Act, 2009, unequivocally recognises the citizens’ right to information by pronouncing in its section 4 that “every citizen shall have the right to information from the authority, […]

A file photo from November 27, 2017 shows Rajshahi Kings batsman Mushfiqur Rahim reacting during a training session at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. — New Age photo Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is at the centre of all attractions as the players’ draft for the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament is […]

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95pc students don’t carry books, pens: Hasan Azizul Haque Prothom Alo English Desk |  Oct 27, 2018        Eminent writer Hasan Azizul Haque has regretted that 95 per cent of Bangladeshi students today have no connections with books. “They carry neither books nor pens even in the classrooms. The students are simply not interested in reading, […]

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PM urges everyone to vote for boat  Tribune Desk October 27th, 2018   Dhaka Tribune Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the rally in Barguna on Saturday, October 27, 2018 Focus Bangla Sheikh Hasina attended a rally in Barguna after inaugurating 21 different development projects Seeking votes for Awami League, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged people […]

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Students protest terror attack on Gonoshasthaya Kendra Saturday 27th October 2018  Ittefaq English Photo Credit: Observerbd Ittefaq Report Students of Gonoshasthaya Kendra in Savar, which faced a terror attack on Friday, formed a human chain here on Saturday noon protesting the attack and demanding punishment of the attackers. Hundreds of students formed the human chain […]

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Dr Kamal betrayed Bangabandhu by forming Oikyafront: Nasim Ittefaq Report   27 October 2018 Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim has said Dr Kamal Hossain has betrayed Bangabandhu by forming Jatiya Oikyafront. “Today’s Kamal Hossain is who he is because of Awami League…But he has betrayed Bangabandhu by forging alliance with killers,” he said, speaking […]

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 October 28, 2018 / The Daily Star AL ‘plans to field dummy candidates’ Party insiders say this is to skirt criticism over uncontested polls if BNP, other parties boycott Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee Keeping in mind the last parliamentary election that saw 154 candidates elected uncontested, the ruling Awami League now considers fielding dummy contenders alongside […]

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October 28, 2018 /The Daily Star Ensure fair polls or face punishment Dr Kamal tells govt at Oikyafront’s Ctg rally Jatiya Oikyafront leader Dr Kamal Hossain addresses a rally of the newly floated alliance in Chattogram city’s Kazir Dewri area yesterday. Courtesy: BNP M Nurul Hayat Chowdhury, Arun Bikash Dey and Mostafa Yousuf The government would have to […]

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